Mumbai – mega city and the Gateway of India

Mumbai; also known as Bombay (the official name until 1995) is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India. Mumbai is the financial capital of India and home to over 18 million people. It is one of the most densely populated cities on the planet. It has managed to flourish and thrive in the western part of India for decades. It has constantly expanded its boundaries in order to include many suburbs as well. Mumbai have a unique blend of cultures is due to the migration of people from all over India since the British period.

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Mumbai was once an archipelago of 7 islands, Although now connected, the islands that formed ‘Bombay’ are Isle of Bombay, Colaba, Old Woman’s Island (Little Colaba), Mahim, Mazagaon, Parel and Worli. It took over 5 centuries to unite them together to form an emotion called ‘Bombay’. These were famous fishing centres and some of these communities are still active.

Mumbai for tourists:

As a tourist, there are plenty of things which you can explore in Mumbai. We will go into the details of some of these aspects of Mumbai below.

  • Culture of Mumbai:

People of Mumbai are pretty friendly. Should you need guidance on the direction or the best places to eat, they are always eager to help. Most of the people in Mumbai you are fluent in English. Thus, you will have no problem at all in communicating with the locals as well.
Mumbai’s culture is a blend of traditional festivals, food, music, and theatres. The city offers a cosmopolitan and diverse lifestyle with a variety of food, entertainment, and night life, available in a form and abundance comparable to that in other world capitals. Mumbai’s history as a major trading centre has led to a diverse range of cultures, religions, and cuisines coexisting in the city.

  • Climate of Mumbai:

Mumbai experiences the summer season from March to May. The winter season is from November to February. The monsoon is from June to October. It is best to avoid Mumbai during the months of monsoon. It experiences torrential rainfall almost each and every year. The best months for visiting Mumbai are from November to February. The temperature during the winter season is around 24°C. This ensures that you are able to explore the city in the pleasant climate.

  • Getting around Mumbai:

There are numerous modes of transportation which you can use in order to get around Mumbai. If you would like to explore the life of locals, the local train is one of the best options for you to travel. It connects almost each and every suburb of Mumbai. It is pretty punctual and also affordable. On the other hand, if you’re looking for private transport, you can easily hail a cab as well. Additionally, if you want to rely on the public transport system, there are the ‘Best’ buses which have their networks spread all over Mumbai. Thus, it does not matter which part of Mumbai you are in, you will have plenty of options to get around.

  • Accommodation options in Mumbai:

Mumbai provides you with accommodation options which will suit your budget. Whether you’re looking for luxury hotels and resorts or budget hotels, you will be able to find them all in Mumbai. Moreover, most of the hotels are located near the tourist spots. This ensures that you will have never have a dearth of accommodation options as well. Almost all of these hotels as well as accommodation options can be booked online. Thus, prior to your stay, you will be able to book these accommodation options quite easily.

Mumbai Map & Hotels:

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All in all, when you’re heading over to Mumbai, you will not only be able to explore this great city but also you can communicate with the friendly locals as well which will help you in taking a glimpse into the local life of the natives. With tourist-friendly facilities all over the city, you can be sure that exploring the city of Mumbai will be pretty easy for you.

 

Flight deals to Mumbai:

Flight Deals to Mumbai

Origin Departure date Return date Find Ticket

Ahmedabad

08.02.2019

08.02.2019

Tickets from 35

Goa

26.03.2019

27.03.2019

Tickets from 42

New Delhi

13.09.2019

20.09.2019

Tickets from 55

Hyderabad

03.12.2018

07.12.2018

Tickets from 55

Aurangabad

07.11.2018

11.11.2018

Tickets from 67

Bangalore

29.10.2018

30.10.2018

Tickets from 68

Udaipur

11.12.2018

22.05.2019

Tickets from 69

Chennai

09.02.2019

11.02.2019

Tickets from 69

Coimbatore

05.02.2019

06.02.2019

Tickets from 72

Nagpur

08.11.2018

15.11.2018

Tickets from 74

Jaipur

31.03.2019

31.03.2019

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Kozhikode

07.12.2018

09.12.2018

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Vadodara

28.10.2018

30.10.2018

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Hubli

01.11.2018

08.11.2018

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Bhopal

30.03.2019

13.04.2019

Tickets from 84

Chandigarh

05.02.2019

15.02.2019

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Vishakhapatnam

01.12.2018

05.12.2018

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Raipur

29.09.2019

17.10.2019

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Mangalore

02.11.2018

03.11.2018

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Thiruvananthapuram

30.11.2018

02.12.2018

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Lucknow

11.01.2019

17.01.2019

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Kolkata

15.12.2018

16.12.2018

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Rajkot

08.02.2019

08.02.2019

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Silchar

24.12.2018

02.01.2019

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Pune

29.10.2018

30.10.2018

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Muscat

30.10.2018

01.11.2018

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Vijayawada

04.11.2018

05.11.2018

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Kanpur

24.10.2018

09.11.2018

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Varanasi

23.11.2018

30.04.2019

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Bhubaneswar

09.11.2018

09.11.2018

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Madurai

15.11.2018

16.11.2018

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Patna

13.11.2018

13.12.2018

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Kuwait City

07.11.2018

14.11.2018

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Jodhpur

30.10.2018

03.11.2018

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Dubai

28.10.2018

29.10.2018

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Jabalpur

27.01.2019

30.01.2019

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Abu Dhabi

23.01.2019

06.02.2019

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Sharjah

28.10.2018

29.10.2018

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Dammam

04.11.2018

01.02.2019

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Dhaka

09.02.2019

22.02.2019

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Srinagar

01.11.2018

02.11.2018

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Riyadh

05.11.2018

13.12.2018

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Doha

31.10.2018

08.12.2018

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Madinah

02.03.2019

12.03.2019

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Singapore

26.03.2019

27.03.2019

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Kathmandu

14.11.2018

29.11.2018

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Bahrain

20.12.2018

30.12.2018

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Khartoum

28.10.2018

01.11.2018

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Bangkok

16.11.2018

18.11.2018

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Moscow

25.01.2019

28.02.2019

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Jeddah

16.11.2018

12.01.2019

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Hong Kong

28.01.2019

19.02.2019

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Entebbe

26.10.2018

22.11.2018

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Nairobi

15.11.2018

30.11.2018

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Jazan

13.12.2018

04.01.2019

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Manchester

28.02.2019

01.04.2019

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Paris

09.01.2019

13.02.2019

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Dar es Salaam

01.11.2018

15.11.2018

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Johannesburg

28.11.2018

28.01.2019

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London

06.11.2018

13.11.2018

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Kazan

20.03.2019

05.04.2019

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Birmingham

19.01.2019

09.02.2019

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New York

01.04.2019

22.04.2019

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Seoul

15.02.2019

17.02.2019

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Kiev

09.11.2018

20.11.2018

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Bologna

20.01.2019

04.03.2019

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Sydney

09.03.2019

05.04.2019

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Durban

05.07.2019

12.07.2019

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Saint Petersburg

31.01.2019

13.02.2019

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Athens

28.11.2018

07.12.2018

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Almaty

01.03.2019

01.04.2019

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Milan

30.10.2018

13.11.2018

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Budapest

31.10.2018

20.12.2018

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Warsaw

10.11.2018

20.11.2018

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Barcelona

16.03.2019

04.04.2019

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Maputo

16.01.2019

26.02.2019

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Tbilisi

03.01.2019

07.01.2019

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Edinburgh

28.11.2018

06.12.2018

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Vienna

31.10.2018

20.12.2018

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East London

15.02.2019

15.05.2019

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Manila

01.12.2018

06.01.2019

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Kinshasa

31.03.2019

20.04.2019

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Luxembourg

01.11.2018

11.11.2018

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Beijing

26.12.2018

11.01.2019

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Larnaca

15.02.2019

13.03.2019

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Tel Aviv-Yafo

21.11.2018

28.11.2018

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Novosibirsk

31.01.2019

17.02.2019

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Kharkiv

22.11.2018

25.11.2018

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Bishkek

06.11.2018

10.11.2018

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Washington

07.01.2019

21.01.2019

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Lisbon

03.01.2019

03.04.2019

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Frankfurt

30.11.2018

29.12.2018

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Los Angeles

01.12.2018

14.12.2018

Tickets from 564

Chicago

30.01.2019

12.02.2019

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Melbourne

29.10.2018

14.12.2018

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Lusaka

30.10.2018

30.12.2018

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Amsterdam

13.07.2019

03.08.2019

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Minsk

25.02.2019

31.03.2019

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Simferopol

26.02.2019

04.03.2019

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Tyumen

30.10.2018

04.11.2018

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